Those Eyebrows Though…

I think over the last year or two, I have really come to love my eyebrows. I have large, bushy, rectangular shaped eyebrows like my father. It wasn’t until the 8th grade when my mom taught me how to pluck them. I was a changed lady, or awkward teenager.

I have let my eyebrows fill in a bit more now than I did back then. I used to pluck or have them waxed super thin. I think my current eyebrow situation is better suited for me and my face shape. In addition to a tweezers down approach I like to fill in my brows a bit to give them a better shape and consistency. My favorite products for the last six months to a year are these from NYX Cosmetics:

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The Micro Brow Pencil and Control Freak Eyebrow Gel are fantastic. I use the color taupe in the brow pencil. Usually, I can’t find it at Ulta or Target when I need it because it is all sold out, so whenever I don’t have a backup I tend to purchase one if I see it. I think I am on my third or fourth brow pencil that I have gone through. I also like the wide range of color options. If I remember correctly, I used to use a darker color, but then discovered taupe is my perfect brow shade and I have not looked back.

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The brow pencil has a tiny little waxy nib on the business end and a spooly on the other end. I fill in my brow and then gently comb through with the spooly after. Once I have filled in my brows to my liking, I swipe over top with the Control Freak Eyebrow Gel. This stuff seriously keeps your brows in place. It is a clear eyebrow gel and you simply need a light layer. My eyebrows tend to get a bit unruly when I am changing shirts (usually after my makeup is completed) and this helps keep everything in place.

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My eyebrow game is strong because of these two products. The eyebrows are the last thing I do when I am applying my makeup so once I’m done, I spritz on a makeup setting spray and I am on my way.

Do you have any recommendations for your favorite brow products?

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